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Submit your music.

Get discovered.

Win a recording session.

Submit your original music to the Film Scoring Academy of Europe and the European Recording Orchestra (ERO). Two (2) composers will win a free 84-piece recording session with the European Recording Orchestra at Bulgarian National Radio Studio 1 on May 7, 2023.

Submit music of any instrumentation. There are no restrictions on instrumentation, duration, style, or the composer's age, ethnicity or experience. Submit your best music.

Get discovered. Submit more than one piece and let your creative voice speak for you.

Composers must submit a PDF and mp3 of their score via the form below. mp3's can be notation software audio renderings, MIDI mockups or live recorded audio.

Submission deadline: March 31, 2023 at 23:59 EEST (Sofia, Bulgaria)

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2023 Call for Scores Results

2023 Call for Scores Winners
Scroll down to hear the music of the Winners and Top Finalists!

2023 Prizes

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Top 200  •  Exclusive Access to FSAE Educational Content and a €1,000 Scholarship to the FSAE Online Graduate Diploma in Film & Game Scoring

Top 150  •  FSAE Discount Code for participation in the 2024 Oticons Faculty International Film Music Competition

Top 100  •  Extended 90-day trial of Dorico Pro 4

Top 50  •  Dr. Norman Ludwin's 2023 e-book, "The Composer's Resource"

Top 25  •  Individual Feedback Certificates from the Jury

  • Q&A with Richard Bellis, former ASCAP Board Member and Emmy-winning composer of Stephen King's "It"

Finalists • Top 10

  • One-on-one orchestration lesson with Dr. Norman Ludwin

  • Film Music Business Q&A with George Christopoulos, Founder of the Oticons Agency

  • Access to Richard Bellis' composer training video series

Top Finalists Top 5

  • Participation in the 2024 Oticons Faculty Film Music Competition

  • One-on-one "Finding Your Voice" session with Dr. Andy Hill, Dean & Director of Studies at FSAE

Winners Top 2

  • 84-piece recording session with the European Recording Orchestra (ERO) at BNR Studio 1 in May 2023

  • Steinberg's Dorico Pro 4

Prizes Compound!

eg. Composers in the Top 25 receive the prizes from the Top 25, 50, 100, 150 and 200!

SUBMISSIONS CLOSED!

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The submission deadline for the 2023 Call for Scores has passed.

Thank you to all of the composers who submitted their music!

700+ SUBMISSIONS  •  100+ COUNTRIES

We received over 700 submissions from composers coming from over 100 countries around the world, and we are now working through the adjudication process.

Be sure to follow the European Recording Orchestra (ERO) on Facebook and Instagram for the announcement of results over the next few weeks.

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2023 Winners & Finalists

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Hear the 2023 Winners

A World UnveiledNiklas Melcher (2023 WINNER)
00:00 / 03:08
A Winter's DayFabian Zeidler (2023 WINNER)
00:00 / 06:14

Hear the 2023 Top Finalists

In A Faraway LandYakov Alexandrov (2023 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 02:00
Escape from HawkMarco Scorsolini (2023 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 02:37
AscendanceMina Samy (2023 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 02:45
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European Recording Orchestra Call for Scores Top 200

2022 Winners & Finalists

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Hear the 2022 Winners

Tara's FlightHannes Bieber (2022 WINNER)
00:00 / 01:35
Magic & MischiefCameron Moody (2022 WINNER)
00:00 / 03:09

Hear the 2022 Top Finalists

A GlimpseAki Knaappila (2022 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 01:59
Spell Souls - CinematicAna Krstajic (2022 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 03:06
In The Quest OfInbal Cohen-Rasner (2022 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 03:11

Honorable mentions from the 2022 Call for Scores are awarded to composers Andre Carvalho, Ann Chia-Ying Lee, David John Roche, Dominik Zvoboda, Nicolas Ballois, Patryk Sikora, Pere Gual, Su-Chan Sang, Yiren Wang, Zhengtao Pan, and Ziang Liu. Additional congratulations to you on your fantastic submissions!

2021 Winners & Finalists

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Hear the 2021 Winners

Magic TaleYakov Alexandrov (2021 WINNER)
00:00 / 02:11
First FlightYakov Alexandrov (2021 WINNER)
00:00 / 01:51
HumanityReiko Nomura (2021 WINNER)
00:00 / 02:07

Hear the 2021 Top Finalists

BACCHUS SuiteKarel Bredenhorst (2021 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 01:50
The Evil in DannyKarel Bredenhorst (2021 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 03:09
DreamZong Chiang (2021 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 02:43
A Silver LiningFabian Joosten (2021 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 03:25

2020 Winners & Finalists

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Hear the 2020 Winners

A Light in the OceanChris Pilsner (2020 WINNER)
00:00 / 08:30
Rescuing EVE and Journey to the AxiomAlessandro Speciale (2020 WINNER)
00:00 / 04:08

Hear the 2020 Top Finalists

Ticket's RailwayNicolo Braghiroli (2020 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 02:16
House of Cardin (Main Theme)James Moffatt (2020 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 03:03
RiffenutoAdam Sztaba (2020 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 07:20
PorębiankaAdam Sztaba (2020 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 04:03
Chopin VariationsAdam Sztaba (2020 TOP FINALIST)
00:00 / 05:36
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